Association for New Canadians (ANC NL) 

144 Military Road, P.O. Box 2031, Station C, St. John’s, NL A1C 5R6 

Email (general):  
Tel: (709) 722-9680
Facebook: @AssociationForNewCanadians
Twitter: @ANC_of_NL  
English as a Second Language Training Program AXIS Career and Employment Services
Tel: (709) 726-6848
Fax: (709) 726-6841 
Tel: (709) 579-1780 Fax: (709) 
Main Office – Settlement Services Main Office – Volunteer Connections
Tel: (709) 722-9680 Fax: (709) 754-4407 
Tel: (709) 722-9680  Fax: (709) 754-4407 
Main Office – Diversity Training Settlement Workers in the Schools Program (SWIS) 
Tel: (709) 722-0718 Fax: (709) 754-4407 
Tel: (709) 722-2828  Fax: (709) 726- 


To settle and integrate newcomers, and to empower them with the skills, knowledge and information necessary to become independent, contributing members of the community and country.

Target Population:

Refugees and immigrants.

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

Settlement and Orientation 

Settlement and Orientation 

  • Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Provider 
  • Settlement, Orientation, and Integration Services 
  • Health and Wellness Initiatives 
  • Social and Recreation Activities 
  • Toll Free Information Line 
  • Assistance to AIPP participants and employers 
  • Diversity workshops and training 

Language and Training Assessment  

  • ESL Training Program—LINC(Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada)
    • This program assists adult learners in acquiring the language skills necessary to settle and integrate into Canadian society. Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) is a key component of the curriculum, incorporating advanced interactive software as well as instruction in basic computer technology. 
  • Outreach Tutor Program
    • This program is designed to provide those eligible clients who reside outside the St. John’s region with programming that will help ensure they acquire strong, appropriate language skills to support their community integration and labour market attachment. 
  • Itinerant Program
    • This program provides language training to eligible newcomers who are unable to access such training due to issues related to waitlists, priority seats and childcare. 
  • LINC Home Study (Distance)
    • This distance ESL program is offered to LINC-eligible newcomers who wish to improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English. This self-paced course is offered via correspondence or online. All participants are provided with a weekly half-hour session with an instructor. 
  • ESL Evening Classes
    • The Association offers evening classes one evening per week to eligible newcomers. For more information or to register, please contact (709) 726- 6848. NOTE: (these programs are not operating at the moment). 

Employment Services  

  • Career and Employment Services—AXIS (Acquiring Experience; Integrating Skills) 
  • Pre-Employment Readiness Training 
  • Bridge-to-Work 
  • Internship Placement Program (IPP) 
  • Strategic Transitions & Employment Partnerships (STEP) 
  • Mentoring Link 
  • Business Development Support 
  • Settlement Workers in the Schools (SWIS) Program 
  • Summer ESL Programs 
  • Homework Club 
  • Youth Group  

Support Services

  • Childminding and Daycare 
  • Transportation 

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